This study aims to analyze national and international stakeholders and their initiatives in Early Warning Systems in Myanmar, to identify priority gaps that need to be addressed by all stakeholders. It is presented as a first step towards supporting GoUM in information-gathering under the Myanmar Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction (MAPDRR), in particular under Components (2) Risk Assessment, (3) Multi-hazard Early Warning System and (4) Preparedness at all levels, and especially in implementing Sub-Component (3.4) Enhanced Flood Monitoring and Forecasting Capacities at Township Levels.
This mapping exercise covers the four pillars of a people-centered early warning system (EWS) namely: (i) Risk Knowledge, (ii) Monitoring and Warning Service, (iii) Dissemination and Communication and (iv) Response Capability. The mapping reviews government ministries and mechanisms, as well as their development, technical partners and civil society partners involved in enhancing the effectiveness of multi-hazard EWS in Myanmar. The study is available in English and Myanmar languages.
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